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Tuesday, October 07, 2003
Two killed in police firing
PATNA, OCT. 6. Two people were killed when police opened fire to contain a riot that broke following an alleged attempt by members of a community to damage a Durga Puja pandal at Gopalichak locality in Ara, the district headquarters of Bhojpur, ...
FIR against BJP MLA for threatening witnesses
AHMEDABAD, OCT. 6.Police complaints have been filed against a ruling Gujarat BJP MLA, Madhu Srivastava, and four others for allegedly intimidating witnesses in the Best Bakery communal riot case. Among others figuring in the FIR were Mr. ...
CM sees conspiracy against him
SHIMLA, OCT. 6. The Himachal Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, said today that he would expose the "conspiracy" hatched by the BJP and some of the Congressmen in the State to implicate him in false cases. Addressing a hurriedly called Press ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Rivals see two faces of progress
BHOPAL, OCT. 6. The battlelines are drawn between the two traditional rivals--the ruling Congress and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party--with the formal announcement of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections by the Election Commission ...
Gunmen fire at parked chopper
MUMBAI, OCT. 6. Police have launched a manhunt for unidentified gunmen who fired at a parked helicopter at the Juhu helibase here on Saturday night. ``We are still looking out for the gunmen who fired at the chopper. We are yet to ascertain ...
Maharashtra to prosecute Cadbury India
MUMBAI, OCT. 6. Laboratory tests of Cadbury chocolates have shown the presence of insects and the Maharashtra Government today said it would prosecute the company. "The laboratory report is positive for the presence of two dead and one live ...
Metro's mega feat
NEW DELHI, OCT. 6. For the first time after it became operational on December 24, 2002, over a lakh people travelled on the Delhi Metro rail yesterday. The DMRC officials attributed this sudden rush of commuters as against a daily average of ...
Robert Frost's much quoted lines "And miles to go before I sleep" were invoked at the most unlikely of places. The lines were quoted by the director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Sunday to point out that a lot of ...
Good governance is Gehlot's poll plank
JAIPUR, OCT. 6.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, today claimed that the Congress party was all prepared for the coming Assembly elections in the State. Reacting to the announcement of the election schedule by the Election Commission, he ...
A bonanza to the poor
JAIPUR, OCT. 6. The Rajasthan Government has extended benefits of various welfare schemes to about 22.86 lakh families living below poverty line (BPL) and is providing 35 kilograms of wheat at the rate of Rs.4.60 per kg to each of them. Under ...
Hike in DA
JAIPUR, OCT. 6.The Rajasthan Government today announced two instalments of Dearness Allowance(DA) to its employees which, in monetary terms, would be an additional burden of Rs.210 crores on the State exchequer. The Government announced its ...
FIR lodged against Mayawati, 7 others
LUCKNOW, OCT. 6. The CBI tonight lodged an FIR against the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, and seven others in the Taj Heritage Corridor case. The others named in the FIR are former State Environment Minister, Nasimuddin ...
Left Front to defy High Court order on rallies
KOLKATA, OCT. 6.West Bengal's ruling Left Front today said that it would not obey the Calcutta High Court order banning rallies and processions in the city during working hours on weekdays. A showdown between the Left Front and the High Court ...
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